Epazote

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Native to Central America, epazote has been used for millennia in the region and is essential to many classic Mexican dishes. In addition to adding a distinctive earthy flavor, epazote is a practical addition to a pot of beans; the herb can help aid in digestion and reduce bloating!

Contains: Epazote powder.

0.5oz Bag

  • Botanical Name: Dysphania ambrosioides
  • Alternative Names: Jesuit’s Tea, Mexican Tea, payqu, mastruz, herba sanctæ mariæ, ipasote, ypasote
  • Tasting Notes: Earthy, savory, fennel, oregano, creosote
  • Pairs Well With: Beans, cheese, rice
  • Try In: Moles, chilaquiles, enchiladas, beans
  • Special Tips: Epazote has a very powerful petroleum-like aroma, and a little goes a long way. Use a pinch in your cooking water for dried beans, or very early in cooking to gain the wonderful flavor and digestive properties without the aroma becoming too strong


Make it a Gift: Combine with Ground Cumin, Mexican Oregano, Ground Ancho, and Chili Today, Gift Wrap